17 Recalls In July 2018 – The Most Recalls Announced by Opel, the most recalled models by Ford and BMW


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7. 8. 2018 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Category: Monthly Overviews


In July 2018, 17 recalls concerning 32 models from 13 carmakers were issued, according to the EU Rapex alert system. Most recalls were announced by Opel (3x), Mercedes-Benz and BMW (both 2x). Audi, Dacia, Ford, Hyundai, Maserati, Mini, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Seat and Volkswagen issued one recall each. The oldest recalled cars are from 2005 (Mitsubishi) and 2006 (BMW).

We have summed up all the recalls in our regular weekly reports. A comprehensive table is available at the end of this article.

Opel Crossland X may burn, Hyundai Santa Fe with a steering problem (27/18)
Opel recalls two of its SUV models with French roots. The larger Opel Grandland X has a faulty sewing on the seat cover that can prevent the side airbags from deploying as planned. At the smaller Opel Crossland X, the wiring harness can get in contact with the bodywork and worn out. The Hyundais Santa Fe´s steering wheel assembly may break and become detached from the steering column. As a consequence, it would be impossible to steer the vehicle – read the full article.

BMW, Mini, Mercedes and Maserati announced recalls due to front axle problems (28/18)
Although it´s always a different issue, the common denominator for most of this week´s recalls is the front axle – read the full article.

Ford Solves Another Problem: Clutch Pressure Plate May Break (29/18)
At the 29th week of 2018, Ford announces another recall through the Rapex system. This time concerns the C-Max, Focus, Kuga, Mondeo, Galaxy and Transit Connect models with a production date between 2014-2018. The clutch pressure plate may break, says the report – read the full article.

BMW Replaces Battery Cables: Engine Can Stall Unexpectedly (30/18)
The BMW recall was initially announced only for the right-handed vehicles. Now the problem with the plug connection for the positive battery cable extends to all the production of the below-mentioned models in the period of September 12, 2006 to June 20, 2011. Frictional corrosion due to vehicle vibration on the plug of the power distributor (located between the glove compartment and the front wall) may affect the power supply of the vehicle – read the full article.

Recalls In July 2018

Make Model Year Fault
Audi Q5 2018 Brakes
BMW Řada 2, X1 2018 Suspension
BMW Řada 1, Řada 3, X1 20092011 Electronic
Dacia Logan MCV, Sandero 20132015 Fuel
Ford Focus, C-Max, Kuga, Transit Connection, Galaxy, Mondeo 20142018 Clutch
Hyundai Santa Fe 20172018 Steering
Maserati Quattroporte, Levante, Ghibli 2017 Suspension
Mercedes-Benz G-Class 20172018 Suspension
Mercedes-Benz C-Class, E-Class 2017 Suspension
Mini Countryman 2018 Suspension
Mitsubishi Outlander 20052012 Wipers
Nissan Qashqai 2017 Bodywork
Opel Grandland X 2017 Seats
Opel Cascada, Zafira, Astra, Insignia 2018 Oil Leakage
Opel Crossland X 20162018 Fire
Seat Arona, Ibiza 2018 Seat-belts
Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace 20172018 Suspension


Latests Recalls

mercedes-benz-sprinter-2018-recall-brake-lights 8. 12. 2018

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter (2017 - 2018)

  13. 12. 2017 - 1. 8. 2018
An incorrectly installed wiring harness may jam between the stop-lamp switch and the brake lever. Th ...
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Peugeot-5008-2018-recall-wheel-nuts 7. 12. 2018

Peugeot 5008 (2018)

  24. 5. 2018 - 1. 6. 2018
The wheel fastening nuts may have been insufficiently tightened. There is a risk that the wheel may ...
Suzuki-Swift-2013-recall-brakes 30. 11. 2018

Suzuki Swift (2013 - 2015)

  PY 2013 - 2015
Due to the engine vibrations, the brake lines and the support on which the motor is mounted may come ...
     118
Subaru-Impreza-2012-recall-airbag 30. 11. 2018

Subaru Impreza (2007 - 2014)

  PY 2007 - 2014
The housing of the passenger airbag gas generator may burst when the airbag is activated, owing to e ...
     76
Fiat-500X-2015-recall-seat-lock 23. 11. 2018

Fiat 500 X (2015 - 2018)

  2. 6. 2015 - 17. 8. 2018
A faulty latch could cause the seat back to fold forward. In the event of an accident, there is a gr ...
     86
Toyota-Aygo-2009-recall-door-glass 23. 11. 2018

Toyota Aygo (2005 - 2014)

  MY 2005 - 2014
The glass on the rear door is not properly glued. The glass could consequently detach and only remai ...
     159
Lotus-Evora-2018-recall-steering-column 23. 11. 2018

Lotus Evora (2018)

  26. 4. 2018 - 2. 10. 2018
The cartridge that enables the partial collapse of the steering column in a crash might not work as ...
     43
Subaru-Forester-2011-recall-airbag 23. 11. 2018

Subaru Forester (2009 - 2012)

  2009 - 2012
A defect in the gas generator of the front-seat passenger airbag leads to uncontrolled inflation. Me ...
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